Author: Observer Staff

Racist Messages Hit Yet Another Campus

Drake University President Marty Martin is asking his students for information that could help catch the person or people who wrote “the most offensive of racial epithets” on the whiteboard attached to a Black student’s dorm room and carved a swastika into the campus elevator last weekend, The Des Moines Register reports.

Missing 22-Year-Old California Woman Breanna Bradford Found Dead In Car

Following the gruesome discovery of Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins’ body in a freezer last week, another young woman was found dead after being reported missing. The body of 22-year-old Breanna Bradford was found inside a car in southeast Fresno, California Sunday, KGPE reports.

Protests Erupt In St. Louis After White Cop Is Acquitted In Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

The second wave of protests took place on Saturday evening in St. Louis following the acquittal of a White former police officer who shot and killed a Black man, reports CNN.

David Clarke Goes On Twitter Tirade, Calls Rep. Maxine Waters A ‘Black Supremacist’

Days after getting called out for plagiarizing his master’s thesis, controversial former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke went on a 24-hour Twitter tirade in which he fired shots at California Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters and the Black Lives Matter collective.

Manhunt Underway For White Serial Killer Who Gunned Down 2 Black Men In Baton Rouge

Police officials in Baton Rouge, Louisiana are searching for a White suspect believed tied to the shooting deaths of two Black men, reports The Advocate.

One More Reason For Black Folks To Break Up With Floyd Mayweather

The bad boy of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr., sunk to a new low recently. It’s now past time for Black folks to break up with him.

According to The Bleacher Report, Mayweather actually defended President Donald Trump’s taped comments in which he brags about sexually assaulting women (the infamous “grab ’em by the p***y” quote).

Barack Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Public School In DC

Students at McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C. were in for a surprise on Friday when former President Barack Obama stopped by to give them a pep talk for the new school year, reports the New York Daily News.

Omarosa Kept Away From Trump As John Kelly Limits Oval Office Access

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been limiting the interaction between President Donald Trump and White House advisor Omarosa Manigault, according to The Daily Beast.

College Freshman’s ‘Thank You, Dad’ Tweet Goes Viral

For Charles Brockman III, an incoming freshman at Mississippi State University, a personal tweet illustrating his father’s impact on his academic journey went viral after tugging at the hearts of Twitter users, NBC News reports.

Are Obamas Buying Multi-Million Property On Martha’s Vineyard?

A spokesman for former President Barack Obama silenced rumors that the couple is looking to buy property on Martha’s Vineyard, Business Insider reports.

Winning: Serena & Venus Reach Major Milestones

This weekend marked pivotal moments in the lives of tennis powerhouses Serena and Venus Williams on and off the tennis court. On Friday Serena, 35, and her fiancé Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed their first child into the world. According to E! News, news producer Chris Shepherd shared the exciting announcement on Friday afternoon, tweeting, “Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well.”

Omarosa kept away from Trump, Kelly limits access

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been limiting the interaction between President Donald Trump and White House advisor Omarosa Manigault, according to The Daily Beast.